News
-
LATEST ARTICLES
 

Press Release: Cecropia Brings Animated Video Game to Rhode Island School

by on November 16, 2006
Cecropia Brings Groundbreaking Animated Video Game, The Act, to Rhode Island School of Design LEXINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Independent video game developer Cecropia (www.cecropia.com) continues to build momentum for its unique interactive comedy “The Act.” Cecropia announced that the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) has installed The Act in the Portfolio Café on campus. The Act […]

VIZ Media Announces Holiday DVD Releases: Naruto Uncut Vol. 2, Inuyasha Season 3

by Ed Liuon November 15, 2006
VIZ Media has announced several new anime that will be available this holiday season. Topping the list is the Naruto Uncut Boxed Set Volume 2, containing 13 episodes on 3 DVDs. Also included are the season 3 boxed set of Inuyasha, the fourth Inuyasha movie, and single-disc releases of Inuyasha, Full Moon, Zatch Bell!, and […]

Press Release: VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW ANIME FOR 2006 HOLIDAY SEASON

by Ed Liuon November 15, 2006
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW ANIME FOR 2006 HOLIDAY SEASON New DVDs Include Box Sets, Feature Films and Latest Episodic Installments Of Much-Loved Anime Series San Francisco, CA, November 14, 2006 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced a variety of […]

"Voltron": Vol. 2 Coming to DVD (Updated 11/19)

by Dan Collinson November 15, 2006
With Vol. 1 of Voltron: Defender of the Universe appearing on DVD in September, Media Blasters is working on volume 2. Volume 2 of Voltron will feature episodes 16-30 of the original series. Since Vol. 1 will be in a Blue Lion tin, no word yet on what Lion they’ll use for the next tin. […]

How the Iraq War Led to "Happy Feet"

by Ed Liuon November 15, 2006
The headline story for Steve Fritz’s Animated Shorts column is Happy Feet, the upcoming CGI movie about tap-dancing penguins with a voice cast that includes Elijah Wood and Robin Williams. The column notes how director George Miller (Babe, Mad Max) finally began production on Happy Feet instead of a new Mad Max movie because of […]

Murata Koichi 1939 – 2006

by Ed Liuon November 15, 2006
Animator Murata Koichi passed away on November 7, 2006, at the age of 67, according to GhibliWorld.com. Murata was the president of the Oh Production animation company and worked as key animator on Hayao Miyazaki on Panda Kopanda and as an animator on Isao Takahata’s Anne of Green Gables. (via Nausicaa.net)

Martin Costello on the Digital Clay of "Flushed Away"

by on November 15, 2006
Every year, ACM Siggraph holds a convention on Computer Graphics, around the United States. This year the convention came to the Boston Convention and Exhibit Center. Everywhere there were collaborative drawing tables, artistic toys and tech that would put James Bond to shame. Fountains you could “sculpt,” a tabletop cartoon theater, and even a full-body […]

"Case Closed": Conan Has the Right Answers

by on November 15, 2006
Well, after a year of waiting, we finally got the first season of Case Closed on DVD, and now it’s over. Feels kind of weird to be done with half of the first 52 episodes, and it’ll feel even weirder when Cases 2 & 3 are stuffed in one box, but until then, it’s time […]

New ‘The Invincible Iron Man’ Images Online

by on November 14, 2006
IGN has new shots of the upcoming The Invincible Iron Man direct-to-DVD feature online. The Invincible Iron Man will be released on January 23, 2007.

Geneon December DVD Releases: Trigun Remix, Viewtiful Joe, and more

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2006
A press release from Geneon Entertainment details several of their upcoming DVD releases for December, 2006: Trigun Remix vol. 5, Viewtiful Joe vol. 6, Elemental Gelade vol. 4 – DISCOVERY, Fighting Spirit vol. 5 – One Step Further, KamiChu! vol. 4 – Holiday Confessions, and Saiyuki Reload Gunlock vol. 5. Full details on the contents […]